Depression

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A woman looking at the window and dealing with depression

4 women share their experiences of dealing with depression in lockdown

Posted by
Lauren Geall
  • A woman in bed with her hands over her eyes having a vivid dream
    Mental Health

    What’s with all the wild dreams on antidepressants?

  • Woman sitting on a pill
    Health

    Why we need to talk about women and antidepressants now more than ever

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    Strong Women

    How strength training can help improve mental health

Latest Stories

Gabrielle Union
Celebrity

We need to pay attention to Gabrielle Union’s perimenopause experience

The actor has revealed how her hormonal imbalance led to depression and suicidal ideation.

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Lauren Geall
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Mental Health

Self-harm is most common among young women – so why aren’t we talking about it?

Stylist takes a closer look.

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Lauren Geall
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A woman suffering with anxiety with her head in her hands
Mental Health

The common symptom of anxiety that no one really talks about

Do you ever feel detached from yourself and the world around you? You’re not alone.

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Lauren Geall
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A storm cloud to symbolise depression
Podcasts

Matt Haig’s method for coping with depression is surprisingly simple

It’s all to do with perspective.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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“What happens in your first therapy session?” We asked a therapist all your burning questions

Want to try therapy, but not sure where to start? Read this.

Life

The difference between seasonal affective disorder and depression, explained

It’s not just to do with the time of year.

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Lauren Geall
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Wellbeing

Can’t get on board with meditation? Exercise could give you the same benefits

New research shows the power of mindfulness – but there’s other ways you can reap the same benefits.

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Chloe Gray
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Fearne Cotton
Mental Health

Fearne Cotton explains how depression has really affected her career choices

“I literally couldn't put myself out there in the way that I used to..."

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Hollie Richardson
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Long Reads

The Scandinavian guide to surviving the dark days of winter

The days are short and dark, but it’s not all bad news.

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Helen Russell
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Life

How to process sadness in a healthy way, according to a psychologist

And why it's ok to feel it from Bryony Gordon

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Clinique
Wellbeing

Do sleep supplements actually work? An expert explains

The quest for a good night’s sleep can lead to all sorts of solutions – so can a natural tablet help?

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Chloe Gray
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Lauren Geall
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How to look after your mental health while you’re waiting for NHS support

Found yourself at the end of a waiting list? Read this.

A woman feeling stressed at work
Life

Is Britain’s toxic culture of “soldiering on” our biggest sickness of all?

Presenteeism is on the rise, and its effects are more damaging than ever.

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Anna Brech
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Mental Health

Kimberley Wilson dispels the common mental health myths that are holding us all back

The psychologist say these misconceptions are confusing the relationship between the brain and the body.

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lululemon
A woman with depression
Mental Health

9 lesser-known symptoms of depression that no one really talks about

From a loss of libido to a change in appetite.

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Lauren Geall
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Happy single woman
Wellbeing

How the Finnish mindset of sisu can help you overcome uncertainty

Power through our new normal with a Finnish state of mind – they do everything so well don't they?

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Jessica Harris
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Fearne-Cotton
Mental Health

Fearne Cotton shares her top mental health podcasts and Instagram accounts

The Happy Place podcaster is marking World Mental Health Day.

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Hollie Richardson
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Mental Health quotes by women
Quotes

8 inspiring quotes on mental health from incredible women

Mark World Mental Health Day with these poignant words.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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3 things someone living with bipolar disorder wants you to know about the condition

“I hope one day a person diagnosed with bipolar disorder can be judged for the person they are – not for their mental health.”

A woman dealing with high functioning depression
Life

What does it mean to have ‘high functioning’ depression?

We asked a psychologist to explain.

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Lauren Geall
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